Scholarship Detail

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: March
Application Deadline Dates: 03/01/2022
Award Amount: $2,500-$12,000
The National Italian American Foundation awards scholarships and grants to outstanding students during the summer for the next academic year. Applicants must be in one of two categories: first, students of Italian American descent with outstanding potential and high achievement in any area of study. Second, students from any background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Each scholarship can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship monies are not transferable or renewable.
Type: Undergraduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Other Requirements:
Have Italian American ancestry. To be considered Italian American, the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy Have an active NIAF Membership. Student may use their parent, guardian or grandparent’s membership.

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: Current College
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 1
Resume: No
Personal Essay: Yes
Project Proposal: No
Financial Aid: Yes
Financial Aid Notes: FAFSA data sheet is optional.
Institutional Endorsement: No
Other Submission Requirements: No

Further Information

The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program
1860 19th Street NW
DC , 20 009
(202) 387-0600